The story of photographic plates: NGC 1851

Unravelling the hidden data from the archival photographic plates of globular cluster- NGC 1851
This work got published in the ‘BASE Line’ a quarterly bulletin of JNP, Bangalore.

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BASEline

(This is a scanned copy of the BASE Line.  Full copy of the bulletin can be downloaded here
http://www.taralaya.org/BASEline-August-2016.pdf )


 

Jawaharlal Nehru Planplanetarium Bangalore (JNP)

Vision and Mission 

 

  • To popularise science amongst general public
  • Non-formal science education,
  • To train students to take up science as a career.

BASE has established a Science Centre in the Planetarium which has become a nucleus for non-formal science education at all levels. The activities of the Science Centre and the Planetarium have made BASE a unique institution for the dissemination of science. A Science Park has been developed in the premises of the Planetarium.

Science popularisation activities of  BASE viz., sky-theatre shows, monthly astronomy lectures, monthly science movies attract over two lakh visitors every year.

Our science education activities viz., Research Education Advancement Programme (REAP), Interactive Week-end Sessions for school children, Summer Programmes, Science Exhibitions and Workshops attract thousands of students every year. Over 35 students from BASE have got admission for Ph.D. courses in premier research institutes in India and abroad. They include Raman Research Institute, Indian Institute of Science, Wild Life Research Institute, Oxford University, Michigan State University, Delft Institute, State University New York, Buffalo, University of Florida, Cornell University.

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Viswa Keerthy S
Bangalore

 

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